Bali prosecutor asks for Queenslander Joshua Baker to be jailed over drugs

A Bali prosecutor has asked for Queensland male Joshua Baker to be jailed for a year.


Baker, 32, was arrested in Bali in October, allegedly with 28 grams of pot churned with tobacco and 37 tablets of an anti-anxiety drug believed to be Diazepam.

He was initial arrested when Bali etiquette officers became questionable of his luggage as it went by airfield security.

Joshua Baker was initial arrested when Bali etiquette officers became questionable of his luggage as it went by airfield security. (9NEWS)

After acid his bags, officers found a drugs.

“He went by a etiquette like other passengers (but) we felt questionable when his luggage upheld by a custom’s X-ray,” Ngurah Rai Customs and Excise arch Budi Harjanto pronounced after a arrest.

“When we checked, we found a drugs inside his bag. The Australian was entrance for a holiday, though he brought pills.”

After acid his bags, officers found a drugs.

After his arrest, Baker dodged Bali authorities when he was taken to a military sanatorium after angry he was feeling unwell.

He transient when asked if he could use a lavatory though was after arrested during a Kuta hotel.

His counsel formerly attempted to have a thrown out, claiming Baker suffers from mental illness. (9NEWS)

His counsel formerly attempted to have a thrown out, claiming Baker suffers from mental illness.

Indonesia has a clever position opposite drugs, with oppressive laws ensuing in jail time for even tiny qualities.

The hearing will resume subsequent week.

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